conjugality


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  • noun

Synonyms for conjugality

the state of being united as husband and wife

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106) Since same-sex marriages remain scantly recognized around the world, (107) sexual minorities are often compelled to demonstrate this threshold of conjugality in order to access the same sponsorship benefits as legally wed couples.
37] While many municipalities, states, and countries have implemented varieties of civil unions, domestic partnerships, and PACS, the state of Colorado recently developed a novel way around the notion that these rights and responsibilities need be exclusive or based upon conjugality.
The flouting of visual norms of respectable conjugality that these images suggest may be read as a critique of the valued visual and spatial parameters of upper-class domesticity.
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Reiterating her pledge of never getting married, Hollywood actress Halle Berry has said that she is happy that the man in her life thinks like her about conjugality.
Though few had abandoned all aspects of the traditional family, most had created new familial categories, unrestrained by biology, conjugality or nuclearity.
Eight papers from that conference examine such aspects as the construction of the myth of survival, Earth Mother myths and other ecofeminist fables, women as the new anti-corruption force, and marriage and creative conjugality.
In early 2002, the Law Commission of Canada published Beyond Conjugality, an extensive report on interdependent relationships between adults.
19) There are two main differences in contemporary Ganglong that mitigate the earlier low status of women and contribute to this emerging sense of conjugality.
A comprehensive analysis of how and why heterosexual conjugality enjoys a monopoly of legitimate forms of 'intimacy' and 'love', however, would require a great deal more depth and detail.
1) Judith Bennett writes that "[m]edieval people thought of conjugality as a hierarchy headed by a husband who not only controlled his wife's financial assets and public behavior, but also freely enforced his will through physical violence.
Men and women fought over proper gender behavior within marriage and also over the meaning of conjugality and domestic patriarchy" (5).
118) It was apparent that linkages approximating a connubial state were required to equate the plaintiffs status with that of a de facto marriage, albeit the absence of conjugality in traditionally acceptable, if not in sociologically recognizable terms.
The conjugality existing between a devadasi and a Brahman, which to some extent parallels a Brahman's official one, is only broken up when he dies.
The self-abnegating, almost humiliating request for love or conjugality is vitiated by the question marks and the indrawn breath.